Paul Debus

Name:M.Sc. Paul Debus
Room:Schwanseestraße 143, R. 2.36
Phone:+49 (0) 36 43/58 37 30
Consultation:on request
Research:Building inspection using UAS, Flight path planning, Photogrammetry, Anomaly Detection in images

Ongoing Research

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  • Benz, Ch., P. Debus, Th. Gebhardt, E. Friedli, S. Schuhbäck, Th. Zimmer, G. Morgenthal, and V. Rodehorst. “AI-Assisted Inspection of Concrete Surfaces at Dams” Allgemeine Vermessungs-Nachrichten, vol. 130, no. 6. pp. 215–226, 2023.
  • Debus, P. and Rodehorst, V.: Potential-Guided UAV-Flight Path Planning for the Inspection of Complex Structures. ISPRS Geospatial Week, September 2-7, 2023, Cairo, Egypt. DOI


  • Debus, P. and Rodehorst, V.: EVALUATION OF 3D UAS FLIGHT PATH PLANNING ALGORITHMS, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLIII-B1-2021, 157–164, 2021. DOI
  • Benz, Alexander, Jakob Taraben, Paul Debus, Bedilu Habte, Luise Oppermann, Norman Hallermann, Conrad Voelker, Volker Rodehorst, and Guido Morgenthal. “Framework for a UAS-Based Assessment of Energy Performance of Buildings.” Energy and Buildings, July 2021, 111266. DOI


  • P. Debus, V. Rodehorst: (2021) Multi-scale Flight Path Planning for UAS Building Inspection. In: Toledo Santos E., Scheer S. (eds) Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering. ICCCBE 2020. Lecture Notes in Civil Engineering, vol 98. Springer, Cham. DOI


  • P. Debus, C. Benz, V. Rodehorst: Multiple view anomaly detection in images from UAS structure inspection using CNNs, IABSE Conference, The Evolving Metropolis, New York, 2019.
  • G. Morgenthal, N. Hallermann, J. Kersten, J. Taraben, P. Debus, M. Helmrich and V. Rodehorst: Framework for Automated UAS-based Structural Condition Assessment of Bridges. Automation in Construction 97, 2019, pp. 77–95.


  • N. Hallermann, M. Helmrich, G. Morgenthal, E. Schnitzler, V. Rodehorst and P. Debus: UAS‐basierte Diagnostik von Infrastrukturbauwerken, Bautechnik, vol. 95, no. 10, Wiley, 2018, pp. 720-726.
  • J. Taraben, P. Brust, P. Debus, G. Morgenthal and E. Tauscher: Approach for the IFC based Integration of Life Cycle Data and Processes in Building Information Models. 17th International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), Tampere, 2018.
  • J. Kersten, V. Rodehorst, N. Hallermann, P. Debus, G. Morgenthal: Potentials of autonomous UAS and automated image analysis for structural health monitoring, IABSE Conference, Tomorrow’s Megastructures, Nantes, 2018.